Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 October 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southerly 15 to 25 near noon then veering to westerly 20 to 30 Sunday morning.

Periods of rain changing to chance of showers Sunday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 October 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning then subsiding to 2 early this evening. Seas building to 3 to 5 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 October 2017
Monday Wind southerly 35 to 45 knots diminishing to westerly 20 to 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 06:10 AM PDT 21 October 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 21 October 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front from low located over the
offshore waters.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT today departing cold front from low located on
a line northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today deepening low 975 mb located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Sunday weakening low 990 mb located over the
Alaska panhandle.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT Sunday building ridge located over the South
Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 6:12 AM PDT 21 October 2017 A cold front over the offshore waters will continue to move towards
the mainland this morning then move inland this afternoon. Ahead of
the front, southeast gales will continue over most outer waters
except storm force winds for parts of the northern and central
waters. The gales will progress into the inner South Coast this
morning. Behind the front, the winds will shift to strong to gale
force southwesterly and then gradually ease on Sunday.

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